Diadema and Stablemates: Finish One, Two, Three in Provincial Nursery Stakes-Lads Love Beats Hildur, Daily Racing Form, 1921-09-08


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DIADEMA AND STABLE MATES Finish One, Two, Three in Provincial Nursery Stakes Lads Love Beats Hildur. MONTREAL, Que., Sept. 7. AVhile the Provincial Nursery was the stake feature of todays program at Blue Bonnets, it was overshadowed by tbe running of the fifth race, a dash at seven-eighths of a mile. The winner turned up in Lads I.ov from the stable of Mrs. S. Miodow. with Hildur second, Ijady Meave third and the only other starter. Coaler, a trailing fourth. The winner, ridden by .1. Drcyer. went to the front with a rush and, setting a fast pace, opened up a commanding lead over Hildur. AAlien straightened out for the run through the stretch the Ross starter closed fast and Lads Love was ridden out under severe pressure to maintain his advantage. Lndy Meave was well beaten for second place, while Coaler closed fast from a slow beginning. The Provincial Nursery, "a dash of five-eighths of a mile for two-year-olds foaled in the Province of Quebec, resulted in a hollow victory for the J. K. L. Ross stable. Six hail been carded to start, but the Nesbitt pair, Dorienne and Dorantue, stayed away, leaving China the only oilier starter to race against the Ross trio. Diadema dominated the running all the way and was returned an easy winner, her stable companions Affectation and Brynthona following her home in the order named. Tin entry paid the shortest price that has been known on the Canadinn circuit 1 to 100. Purchasers of two dollar mutuels fared much better In this than the buyers of the larger tickets, as they were paid off at ,0." for their investment. This was made possible by the fact that it was the smallest coin that is handled in the mutuels. Tickets of demonination and upwards were paid off at tht ratio of one to a hundred. The pool handled was the smallest known in Canada since the installation of the. mutuels and it cost the Montreal Jockey Club the sum of 20 to complete the payments. The track had dried out considerably over that of yesterday, but was a trifle on the slow side. Ideal conditions overhead prevailed and a crowd of good-sized proportions journeyed t the course. Apart from the opening dash the racing was well contested and several of the winners were forced to hard drives to get the verdict. The Buxton stable scored its first su-cess at the meeting with its first entry, when Mr. X.. ridden by Gautner. won all the way in the fourth race at one and one-eighth miles. Mr. X. was a prime favorite with a majority of the spectators and even though his victory was easily accomplished iv was none the less popular. An exciting finish marked the decision of the third race, in which Hasten On snatched a hard-earned victory from Lady Luxury in the last few strides. The latter led from the start and apparently had the race won when she tired suddenly in the last sixteenth and before tin? startled spectators, could hardly realize it Hasten On in a terrific closing rush had passed her and turned I defeat into victory. Thomas Goiman, secretary of the Ymnnught Park Jockey Club, was an arrival from Ottawa this morn-j ing. Mr. Gorman is enthusiastic in reference to the coming meeting and reports that there are some horses already quartered at the course. Several new improvements have been completed, which will more than enhance the comfort of the public. A meeting of the committee of the Canadian Racing Associations will be held in the clubhouse here, tomorrow. Matters of importance will lie discussed in addition to routine matters. John Marrone was an arrival from New York this morning and will remain for a few days. Joseph McLennan reports that a train of three cars will leave here for Ottawa on Saturday. In-eluded in the shipment will be the horses of t he Brookdale Stable. G. Buxton. B. Mock. J. K. L. Ross, E. J. Salt and a division of the Seagram Stable. Another train of four cars will leave here on Sunday. The yearlings that were purchased for H. G. Bed-well at the recent Ross sale will leave here tonight for the Bedwcll farm at Laurel Md. John Madigin, president of the Niagara Racing Association, was a visitor here today and will remain for the Canadian Racing Associations meeting.

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